Buyer's Guide to Webbing

For products like bags, backpacks, leashes, tie downs, and all the other uses of webbing, choosing the correct webbing material is crucial in assuring the life-span, safety and customer satisfaction of your product. DirecTex has put together some product facts to help you make the correct decision. Remember to ask for webbing samples so you can evaluate the options for your application.

Nylon Webbing

Nylon’s high breaking point makes it a viable option for applications such as leashes, bridles, and handles. Due to the manufacturing process and how nylon webbing is dyed, it has low minimums for custom colors. Nylon webbing is available in many styles and can have a very high-end feel with the right thread patterns. Our most popular styles of Nylon Webbing are:

Polypropylene Webbing

PolyPro webbing has excellent UV protection, with a minimum of 200 hours without color reduction, and is perfect for handles, trim, binding and applications that need high UV Protection. In considering polypropylene for your end use it is important to note that polypropylene has moderate breaking strengths and low abrasion tolerance. Therefore, you will need to evaluate the environment, end use and strength needs of your application. Our most popular styles of PolyPro Webbing are:

If you still have questions or are unsure of what style webbing works for your application email us at [email protected] or give our Customer Service Department a call at (888) 711-3297.

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